August 28th, 2014, 04:48
Thanks. I am in the process of reversing the player and AI flight paths to reflect the necessary changes.
I came across something that would be a fantastic "what if," and I wanted your thoughts on it. After the failure of "Operation Mascot," the British Admiralty attributed the failure of the operation to the slow speed of the Barracuda, and the fact that ones the German defenses were alerted, the Tirpitz could be quite easily blanketed by a smoke screen before the Barracuda could reach the fjord to strike the ship.
Their proposed solution was to fly the DeHavilland Mosquito off of their Fleet carriers to attack the Tirpitz at a high rate of speed, essentially defeating the enemy defenses by getting there before the smoke machines took effect. This was not...